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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the New Orleans Saints have signed free agent guard Ben Grubbs to a five-year, $36 million with $16 million full guaranteed, with a $10 million signing bonus.
Grubbs will obviously replace Carl Nicks who signed this week with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Saints offense shouldn’t miss a beat with the addition of Grubbs.
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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, free agent quarterback Matt Flynn has left the Seattle Seahawks without a contract. He’s now down in Miami visiting with the Dolphins.
Yesterday we mentioned the Dolphins are considered to be the front-runners to land Flynn at this point. But they’ve been low-balling him because they’re hoping he’ll almost take any amount...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the New Orleans Saints are thinking about releasing veteran linebacker Jonathan Vilma.
Right now free agent Curtis Lofton is scheduled to visit with the Saints and if theydecide to sign either him or David Hoawthorne, who also visited New Orleans, they may dump Vilma.
Vilma will be 30 years-old next month, and is scheduled to make...
TAMPA BAY-As Players View forecasted, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the early and most likely the overall winners of the 2012 free agency shopping bonanza.
Their website just broke the news that they have added the 6-5 345 lb guard Carl Nicks to their ranks. Nicks could not come to terms financially with the Saints who had already spent a pretty penny on franchising QB Drew Brees...
According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, free agent guard Carl Nicks arrived in Tampa late Tuesday night and a deal could get done within the next 24 hours.
Sounds like the Buccaneers are ready to lock up their second big name free agent within 24 hours.
Nicks made it clear that he wants to make the most money of any guard in the NFL and it seems like the Bucs are more than...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed guard Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million deal with $31 million guaranteed. This makes Nicks the highest paid guard in NFL history.
The Saints should be mad at themselves for allowing one of their most important offensive players to leave and sign with a division rival. It could come back to haunt them.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the San Francisco 49ers have re-signed cornerback Carlos Rogers to a four-year deal worth $31.3 million.
Rogers had a his best season in 2011 with 6 interceptions and is a key part of a stingy 49ers defense.
With both Rogers and safety Dashon Goldson coming back, the back part of the 49ers defense will remain in good shape for 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed All-Pro guard Carl Nicks and cornerback Eric Wright to five-year contracts.
Nicks was one of the key blockers for Drew Brees on the Saints' record-setting offense. He's considered one of the best pass blockers in the NFL. He made the Pro Bowl the last two seasons.
Wright, a five-year veteran, was with the Lions last season after spending...
Saints' former first round pick Robert Meachem has agreed to a 4 year deal with the San Diego Chargers that will see him leave New Orleans. The Chargers lost their star receiver Vincent Jackson to the Tampa Bay Bucs earlier in the day and quickly moved to replace him. Several teams showed interest in Meachem, most notably the Buffalo Bills who made a strong play to land him early...
NEW ORLEANS, March 13— The Saints released a statement today confirming that they will not lose their true number one receiver Marques Colston. Colston and the team have come to terms on a five year contract according to Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
“Since we drafted Marques in 2006, he’s been everything that we are looking for in a New Orleans Saint...
We knew Tampa Bay’s 4-12 season last year didn’t set well with the people in the front office, but we did not anticipate that the Bucs would go to such extreme measures in an attempt to right the ship. General manager Mark Dominik said earlier this offseason that the Bucs were going to be big spenders heading into 2012, and he stuck to his word by spending nearly $150 million...